Technical Analyst/Developer ? Alberta in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Technical

Company Name:
West Works Group Inc.
Technical Analyst/Developer Contract Term This position closes at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15th, 2013. This is a contract through June 2014, with a chance to extend.Overview Our Client is seeking a Technical Analyst/Developer for a POSSE 6.3 Upgrade project. The POSSE application has been integrated with several major enterprise applications and has custom reporting functionality through the Datawarehouse. A new project is planned to upgrade POSSE from 6.2.x to 6.3.x within the first half of 2013. This upgrade is required to upgrade the technical infrastructure from Oracle 10g to 11g and to ensure compliance with Windows 7. An additional senior technical resource is required to contribute to the success of the POSSE 6.3.x Upgrade project by acting as the technical lead for the upgrade; providing expertise on the technology and/or technical architecture for the upgrade; and analysing, designing, developing, and testing modifications to POSSE workflows, web applications, web components, system reporting, and system integration to work with Oracle 11g and POSSE 6.3.x. Reporting to the Application Support Supervisor, the contract resource will be required to plan and deliver the technology aspects of the POSSE 6.3 Upgrade. Project Deliverables shall include: - Analysis, design, development, and execution of the POSSE 6.x Upgrade project; - Documentation (business requirements, technical design documents, support model documents, etc.); and - Knowledge transfer (information sharing with team members and clients). Role and Responsibilities - Leading the technical aspects of the POSSE 6.3.x Upgrade project; - Working with the vendor and our Client's subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify key architectural components to the upgrade and plan the upgrade path for POSSE and Oracle; - Analyzing, designing, developing, and testing modifications to POSSE workflows, web applications, web components, system reporting, and system integration to work with Oracle 11g and POSSE 6.3.x; - Working with the vendor and our Client's SMEs to leverage existing upgrade scripts or create new upgrade scripts as needed; - Working with the vendor and our Client's technical resources (ie database analysts) to execute the upgrade in a test environment; - Working with our Client's technical resources to test the upgrade; - Working with business experts, application users, and IT service providers to investigate and resolve application issues; and - Developing and executing a production implementation strategy. The selected resource will be expected to: - Participate in business process re-design, requirements gathering, and/or technical design sessions with key project stakeholders; - Identifying and communicating potential concerns related to technical design and recommending system approaches or solutions to meet business requirements; - Solving problems and developing creative solutions; - Completing Quality Assurance checks for application changes and testing application changes; - Completing Quality Assurance checks for application changes and testing application changes; - Writing technical documentation based on standard processes and templates for The Client's Application Development Methodology and Application Support Methodology; - Investigating and resolving application errors and/or issues reported by application users; - Sharing knowledge/expertise with team members; and - Providing regular status updates to the team, team leader, project manager, and/or supervisor. Qualifications Required Skills - Proven experience with POSSE 6.2.x (or higher) (2 years) - Proven experience with Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g, and PL/SQL (2 years) - Proven experience with Visual Studio and C#.Net (2 years) - Proven experience with XML and Javascript (2 years) - Experience developing and supporting system integration and system reporting functionality - Strong communication skills (listening, written communication, and verbal communication) - Strong customer service skills - Ability to work independently. Desired Skills: - Experience with ASP.NET, Python, AJAX, and COM - Experience with Linux/UNIX - Experience with Sybase InfoMaker - Experience with Tibco Integration - Experience with Business Objects and Informatica (Datawarehouse) - Experience with Team Foundation Server and/or Visual Source Safe - Previous work experience with Government Organizations, or equivalent endeavours. How to Apply If you meet the required Qualifications and are interested in this position, please forward your updated Resume with the Subject line WW1588 - Technical Analyst/Developer as a Word attachment to Information Technology Recruitment. This client will only consider candidates who are authorized to work in Canada for this opportunity. MYK62683JRDP


Category:  Technical  |  Address:  Fort Saskatchewan Alberta


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